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[Resolved] Cannot open radiance info file radiance_info/



I've been trying to run WRFDA but have been running into some issues. I have downloaded gdas bufr files and renamed them accordingly, however I keep getting this error in my rsl files when I run ./da_wrfvar.exe

---------------------------- FATAL ERROR -----------------------
Fatal error in file: LINE: 188
Cannot open radiance info file radiance_info/

I have tried to search for this files (, but I can't seem to find anything. I don't see msu files anywhere in the radiance_infor directory. I have attached the error file as well as my namelist.Just for fun I tried to link some of the other noaa files in the directory to that file but that didn't work. If anyone knows where I may be able to get this file or resolve this, please let me know.

Thank you,
Jeremy B.


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I believe I resolved this issue. The reason it was looking for that particular file is because in the namelist.input I have a flag set in line 77 (rtminit_nsensor) and that's set to 1. I changed that to something else (like 3 or 16 or something other than 1), and that resolved the issue.